6th Grade Science Review

60 Questions  I  By Msmarcotte
Test the scientific knowledge that you have built throughout the year!  See what you remember and what you should look at just one more time before moving on to 7th grade!!

  
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1.    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Which scientific skill are you using when you see that the sky is cloudy?
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2.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A controlled experiment is designed to test
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3.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The factor that a scientist changes during a controlled experiment is called the
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4.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A chart showing the amount of rain each month in a region is an example of a scientist's
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5.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} What must be true of a conclusion to a controlled experiment?
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6.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A scientific explanation that can be tested by observation or experiment is a(n)
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7.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A well-tested scientific concept that explains a wide range of observations is called a
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8.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Anything that has mass and takes up space is
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9.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} One example of a physical change is
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10.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} One example of a chemical change is
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11.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The type of energy that is in motion is 
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12.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The ability to do work is called
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14.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Unlike kinetic energy, potential energy is
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15.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Potential energy that depends on height is called
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16.  The law of conservation of energy states that...
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17.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The type of energy stored by fossil fuels such as coal is
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18.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 16.0px 0.0px; text-align: right; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Fossil fuels are considered nonrenewable resources because they
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19.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Which of the following is an advantage of solar energy?
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20.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The intense heat beneath Earth's surface can be a source of
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21.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 3.0px Times; min-height: 4.0px} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The splitting of an atom's nucleus into two smaller nuclei is called
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22.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The combining of two atomic nuclei to produce one larger nucleus is called
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23.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Most of Earth's fresh water is found in
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24.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px}  A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake is a 
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25.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Pure water is neutral, meaning it is neither an acid nor a base. Pure water has a pH of
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26.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 16.0px 0.0px; text-align: right; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Heat transfer between two substances that are in contact is called
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27.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Heat from a campfire reaches you by
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28.  Heat inside the mantle helps plate moves because of ______________ currents in the mantle
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29.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 16.0px 0.0px; text-align: right; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The model in which Earth is compared to the placement of the other planents and the sun and moon is called the
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30.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Your teacher hands out a copy of a laboratory experiment. What is the first thing you should do to conduct the experiment safely?
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31.  The 7 types of kinetic energy we learned about are
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32.  An ecosystem is 
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33.  ALL foodchains must have a 
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34.  The difference between a food chain and food web is that
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35.  Weathering is 
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36.  Erosion is the process of 
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37.  The 2 types of weathering are
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38.  An imitation of a real thing is called a simulation.
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39.  There can only be 1 variable in an experiment.
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40.  The format for a strong hypothesis is when, if, because.
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41.  A roller coaster at the top of the hill has gravitational potential energy.
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42.  The potential energy that is stored in the food you eat is mechanical energy.
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43.  The electromagnetic spectrum talks about microwaves, gamma rays, and infrared waves.
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44.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; letter-spacing: 0.0px} A compressed spring has elastic potential energy. 
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45.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; letter-spacing: 0.0px} A light bulb converts electrical energy to electromagnetic energy. 
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46.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; letter-spacing: 0.0px} When a fossil fuel is burned, its potential chemical energy is converted to thermal energy in a process known as photosynthesis. 
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47.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; letter-spacing: 0.0px} The wavelengths of violet light are shorter than the wavelengths of ultraviolet radiation.
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48.  Air moves up when it is hot  and sinks down when it is cold.
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49.  Photosynthesis is the process where plants produce Carbon Dioxide so that humans can breathe.
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50.  An herbivore is an animal that eats ________________ only.
51.  A carnivore eats only _____________________.
52.  An omnivore eats both ________________.
53.  The cycle that discusses how water goes through phases is the _____________ cycle.
54.  When sediments travel to a new location and build up, it is called ___________________.
55.  ______________ is the number one agent of erosion.
56.  An example of an abiotic factor is (may be more than one)
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57.  An example of a biotic factor is 
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58.  The three types of potential energy are
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59.  Quantitative data is 
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60.  If I had to sum up science this year, I would say...
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